Zach Krall is a computational artist and designer in New York City. He is a graduate student at Parsons School of Design studying Design + Technology.

Education

2020

  • MFA Design + Technology, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

2015

  • BFA Photography, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

Performances

2020

  • VR Algorave, May 2nd, Cyber Yacht (Online)
  • sPACYcLOUd Algorave, April 3rd, The Reach at The Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.)
  • FastCasual, March 21st, Post Bar (Brooklyn, NY)
  • International Conference on Live Coding, February 7th, University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland)

2019

  • NYE Algorave, December 31st, Wonderville (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Algorave, December 19th, Recurse Center (Brooklyn, NY)
  • The Night of the Living Code, October 24th, Wonderville (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Live-Coding Electronic Music, September 23rd, Wonderville (Brooklyn, NY)
  • PRIMER19: Speculative Futures Conference, June 12th, RLab (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Live Ideas: New York Live Arts, May 10th, New York Live Arts Studios (New York, NY)
  • Malt Baby, April 5th, Babycastles (New York, NY)
  • Algorave, March 13th, Sunnyvale (New York, NY)
  • hex90, March 10th, The Footlight (Ridgewood, NY)
  • FMPV Release, February 23rd, Babycastles (New York, NY)
  • TOPLAP 15th Anniversary, February 14th, TOPLAP.org (Sheffield, UK)
  • Synchrony 2019 Algorave, January 11th, Babycastles (New York, NY)

2018

  • LiveCodeNYC Algorave, December 14th, Indy Hall (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Code Reigns over Sunnyvale, November 14, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Algorave, September 26, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn, NY)

Exhibitions

2020

  • Hindsight, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

2019

  • Major Major, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

2017

  • where-hows, Where Haus (The Hole, NY)
  • Unauthorized SFMOMA Show #560, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, CA)
  • All Staff Art Show, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

2016

  • Slippery When Wet, Chinatown Soup (New York, NY)
  • Obstructed Views, Scott Charmin Gallery (Houston, TX)
  • Art-A-Hack, ThoughtWorks (New York, NY)
  • Terrible Children, Chinatown Soup (New York, NY)

2015

  • Miami Project Art Fair, School of Visual Arts (Miami, FL)
  • Fruit Salad, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Deep Web Neverland, JETLAG (Fahaheel, Kuwait) online
  • Mentors, SVA Chelsea Gallery (New York, NY)
  • IT MOVES!, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • 17th Annual Postcards from the Edge, Luhring Augustine Gallery (New York, NY)

2014

  • On Training, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • PhotoFeast, Parsons The New School of Design (New York, NY)
  • Pantoum, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Self Portraiture Show, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Spring Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Installations, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Intrusion Symptoms, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

2013

  • Yet to be Determined, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY) solo
  • Scholarship Exhibition, Sanford-Springvale Arts Association (Sanford, ME) solo

2012

  • Freshmen Photography Show, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)
  • Appropriated Images, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

Film Screenings

2016

  • After School Special, September 16, SVA Theatre (New York, NY)
  • SVA Premieres, June 2, The Linwood Dunn Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)

Awards, Residences, Hackathons

2019

  • DV Hacks, November 1st–3rd, BCD Digital Ventures (New York, NY)
  • Recurse Center, May 20th–August 8th (New York, NY)
  • Graduate Student Research Fund, The New School (New York, NY)
  • Synchrony 2019 Compos, January 12th, Shopify (Montreal, CA)

2016

  • Art-A-Hack, "KinectVR" Participant, The Volumetric Society, ThoughtWorks, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (Brooklyn, NY)

2013

  • Emerging Artist Award, V&M Photography

Workshops

2020

  • "Making generative art with p5.js" - TBA 2020, Hunter College (New York, NY)

2019

  • "Intro to openFrameworks" - November 20th 2019, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)
  • "Turning Yourself into an API" - August 6th, 2019, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)
  • "Hydra" - June 16th, 2019, Babycastles (New York, NY)
  • "Livecoding Visuals with Hydra" - June 3, 2019, Teaching Assistant for Sarah Groff
Hennigh-Palermo, Eyeo Festival, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN)
  • "Coding visuals in Javascript with Hydra" - February 2, 2019, Music Community Lab, NYU Magnet (Brooklyn, NY)

2018

  • "Sound & Light & Code" - December 15, 2018, Indy Hall (Philadelphia, PA)

2017

  • "GIF IT!" - March 3, 2017, National Art Education Association Convention (New York, NY)

Posters

2020

  • Alonso, Florencia and Zach Krall. "Electronic Feedback as Collaborative Creative Tool (Poster)." International Conference on Live Coding. University of Limerick. (Limerick, Ireland)

Talks

2019

  • BrooklynJS - November 21st, 2019, 61 Local (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Localhost IX, Recurse Center - August 20th, 2019, Managed by Q (New York, NY)

Teaching, Lectures

SP 20

  • Teaching Assistant, Data Visualization Major Studio 2, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

FA 19

  • Teaching Assistant, Data Visualization Major Studio 1 (PGDV 5200, Richard The), Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

SP 19

  • Guest Lecturer, Algorave (PSAM 5550, Jason Brogan) - April 16, 2019, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

SU 17

  • Guest Lecturer, Digital Photography (PHP-0102-A, Katie Humphries), SVA Pre-College (New York, NY)
  • Guest Lecturer, Studio Photography (PHP-0301-A, Elizabeth Bick), SVA Pre-College (New York, NY)

Curatorial Projects

2019

  • artloop, Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

2017

  • Log On co-curated with Emily Sussman, Ludlow House (New York, NY)

2016

  • What Happens When…, POWRPLNT (Brooklyn, NY)

2015

  • IT MOVES!, School of Visual Arts (New York, NY)

Bibliography

2015

  • Bratton, Benjamin. "Machine Vision," DIS Magazine: Data Issue (ed. Marvin Jordan and Mike Pepi), March 16, 2015.
  • "Zach Krall: Selected Works," Published by Conveyor Arts (Jersey City, NJ) and School of Visual Arts (New York, NY).

2012

  • Name Magazine: Issue 3, ed. Lauren Poor, pp. 30-37

Press

2019

2015

  • Bodick, Noelle. "Highlights from Miami Project 2015," Blouin Art Info, December 3, 2015.
  • "SVA On View at Miami Art Week 2015," SVA Close Up, December 2, 2015.

2013

  • Scully, James. "An Exclusive Look At V&M Photography’s Final 15 Artists in Their Emerging Artist Series," The Wall Breakers (blog), February 11, 2013.

2012

  • "Krall is June’s featured artist," Foster’s, June 7, 2012.

2011

  • Keyes, Bob. "Arts Dispatches," Portland Press Herald, May 1, 2011.

Interviews

2013

  • Pulgarin, Laura. "Zach Krall: Balancing Technology and Nature." Portable.tv, April 19.

2012